noun, plural mit·ti·mus·es.Law.
IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
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Example sentences from the Web for mittimus
He never once took his eyes off Palmer as he read the mittimus.The Crime of the Century|Henry M. Hunt
With this mittimus he delivered us to the constables to convey us to Leicester jail.
“Then,” said he, “I must commit you;” and ordered his clerk to make a mittimus.The History of Thomas Ellwood|Thomas Ellwood
I still called to have the mittimus read; for that signified the cause of my commitment.
Which mittimus the Trio, on their side, made bold to fling in the fire: and valiantly pleaded privilege of Parliament.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle